A Working Guide To Process Equipment Forth Edition

A Working Guide To Process Equipment Forth Edition

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: McGraw-Hill Professional

: 9780071828062

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The latest methods for troubleshooting and maintaining process equipment

Applicable to a broad range of technicians and industries and fully updated throughout, A Working Guide to Process Equipment, Fourth Edition, explains how to diagnose, troubleshoot, and correct problems with chemical and petroleum refining process equipment. Nine new chapters cover:

  • Tray design details
  • Shell-and-tube heat exchanger design details
  • Relief valve system design
  • Vapor lock and exchanger flooding in steam systems
  • Steam generation operating and design details
  • Wastewater strippers
  • Thermodynamics -- how it applies to process equipment
  • Centrifugal pumps -- reducing seal and bearing failures
  • Hand calculations for distillation towers
  • Vapor -- liquid equilibrium, absorption, and stripping calculations


Filled with examples and illustrations, this practical resource demonstrates how theory applies to solving real-world plant operation problems. Selected hand calculation methods are also provided.


  • Isbn-13 Digit: 9780071828062
  • Author-1: Norman P. Lieberman
  • Author-2: Elizabeth Lieberman
  • Copyright/Publication Date: 2014
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition Number: 4th
  • Page Count: 624